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The LHO is an integral part of the network of twelve Public Health Observatories (PHOs) across the UK and Ireland that form the Association of Public Health Observatories (APHO). The LHO produces information, data and intelligence on the health and health care of the 7.8 million people who live in London. Determinants of health contains data on: education, employment, environment, housing, income, lifestyle & behaviour.
Main Topics/Subject Category
Education, Employment, Environment, Housing, Income, Lifestyle & Behaviour
Dwelling type and accommodation, general health, population by social class and gender, benefit claims per 1000 residents, household composition, household income and weekly earnings, family credit claims, job seekers allowance claimants by ethnic group.
Home ownership, housing, income, benefit claims, earnings, life style, behaviour, alcohol, drugs, diet and nutrition, obesity, physical activity, sexual health, air quality, environmental health, energy, flouridation, noise pollution, planning and health, radiation, waste, water quality, housing type, occupancy rates, employment
Identifier Variables
Economic/Subject Categories
Value of health
Area of Health System
Public health
Data Available
Risk behaviours, Demographic
Data collecting organization (s)
London public health observatory (LPHO)
Data Type
Coverage (date of field work)
1991, 1995, 1998, 1999, 2005, 2006, 2008
Unit of Analysis
Data on about 7.8 million people who live in London
London public health observatory (LPHO)
Conditions of Access
Free access
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